Creating 1,200 jobs and investing $70.5 million
Gov. Roy Cooper, N.C. Commerce Secretary Tony Copeland and the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina (EDPNC) announced today that Credit Suisse will expand its Research Triangle Park campus operations in Wake County, creating 1,200 jobs and investing $70.5 million.
Credit Suisse is one of the world’s leading financial services providers, offering clients its combined expertise in private banking, investment banking and asset management. Headquartered in Zurich, Credit Suisse employs close to 47,000 employees in about 50 countries worldwide, including approximately 1,500 already in Wake County.
Credit Suisse will bring a variety of jobs to Wake County, including IT, finance, and other critical corporate functions. Salaries will vary by position, but the total compensation of the 1,200 new jobs is expected to represent more than $100 million per year over the next 10 years.
Partnering with N.C. Commerce and the EDPNC on this project were the North Carolina General Assembly, the North Carolina Community College System, Wake County Economic Development (WCED), Wake County, NC State University, Capital Area Workforce Development Board, The Research Triangle Park Foundation and Duke Energy.
Roy Cooper, Gov. of North Carolina